Know your rights as a carer

Know your rights as a carer

Carers Rights Guide

Carers UK have created a guide to carers rights that gives a full picture of the practical and financial support available to carers.

The guide includes:

Benefits: an overview of which benefits you or the person you can for may be entitled to and information about how to get a benefits check.

Other financial help: including help with council tax, fuel costs, pensions and health costs.

Practical help: including community care assessment, carer’s assessment and direct payments.

Technology: information about health and care technology that could make life easier for you and the person you care for.

Your workplace: your rights at work, from flexible working and parental leave to protection from discrimination.

Please visit the Carers UK website to get your copy of their ‘carers rights guide’.

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Choose from 5 brand new and free employment support programmes from our award-winning team…

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The Best of Me programme is a series of free online courses for Bedfordshire residents. We can help improve your health, confidence & wellbeing.

Read what’s covered in these free online courses.

Important information for individual employers and PAs

Please see some important information about PPE, Personal Health Budgets, shielding, COVID 19 testing for PAs and more up to date information to support PAs and individual employers.

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Help for carers in Luton

Introducing the free support service for unpaid carers in Luton, Carers Central. We offer lots of free 1-2-1 help and advice by phone, email and online meetups.

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